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Mardi Gras: A celebration of New Orleans flavors

While most people associate Mardi Gras with New Orleans, you can throw your own Fat Tuesday fest wherever you live. Let the good times roll with authentic New Orleans-style food to make your party as genuine as the Big Easy celebration. Mardi Gras is actually part of a larger celebration, Carnival, that begins 12 days after Christmas (January 6) and ends Fat Tuesday, 46 days before Easter, so the celebration can extend beyond just one day.

February 17, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Food


Economic picture mixed

The city's economic snapshot for December 2009 shows a market trying to right itself during the Great Recession: More homebuilding permits were pulled and fewer homeowners defaulted in December than any month in the previous year, according to city documents released Tuesday.

February 17, 2010 | By Natalie Everett Signal Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Kenneth W. Keller: Managers: It’s time to provide leadership or leave

When a company is underperforming, the owner looks first at the employees for improvement and not in the mirror. The employees, however, look to the owner for leadership.

February 17, 2010 | Signal Staff | Business Columns


Kellar damaging city’s image

By now, Bob Kellar's views on immigration policy are no longer important. What is important is that he is being shown all over the country as an elected official of the city of Santa Clarita declaring that he is "a proud racist."

February 17, 2010 | By Richard Kratz Santa Clarita | Letters to the Editor


Patrick Henry and Kellar similarities

After Patrick Henry finished enumerating the failures of the government, he was called a traitor for his statements.

February 17, 2010 | By Jim Carroll Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Two sides to every story

Regarding "Being responsible is our agenda" (The Signal, Feb. 14):

February 17, 2010 | By Lois Eisenberg Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Camby headed to Blazers; Blake, Outlaw to Clippers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Portland Trail Blazers are picking up needed help on the interior, acquiring Marcus Camby from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for guard Steve Blake and forward Travis Outlaw.

The team announced the trade on Tuesday. ESPN.com and Yahoo! Sports were the first to report the deal, which also includes cash going to the Clippers.

February 16, 2010 | By Associated Press | SCV Pro Tracker


No safe place to stand, watch at Cypress Mountain

WEST VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The roughly 20,000 fans who bought tickets to stand and watch the remaining events on Cypress Mountain are out of luck.

February 16, 2010 | By Associated Press | SCV Pro Tracker


COC’s Silver Spur Award to honor community service

The College of the Canyons Foundation's Silver Spur Award for community service is one of the Santa Clarita Valley's most prestigious honors and the annual Silver Spur dinner event itself has achieved "must attend" status for many community-minded individuals.

February 16, 2010 | Source: College of the Canyons | SCV Raw


Castaic Lake clean up

More than 150 volunteers helped clean up Castaic Lake from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday. The Friends of Castaic Lake run a Pride in the Lake event on the second Saturday of every month. The February and September events also include a hot dog lunch for all of the volunteers. The Friends of Castaic Lake is a nonprofit group of volunteers dedicated to enhancing Castaic Lake State Recreation Area. For more information visit www.castaiclake.net.

February 16, 2010 | Courtesy photos | Santa Clarita Valley News


Fire hydrant water geyser

A car hit and ruptured a fire hydrant at the corner of Bouquet Canyon Road and Valencia Boulevard in front of McDonald's about 8:15 a.m. Firemen stopped the water about a half hour after the collision.

February 16, 2010 | Frank McMahan | Santa Clarita Valley News


Students help Haiti

The North Park Student Council has concerns for the terrible earthquake in Haiti. The members wanted to help.

February 16, 2010 | By Leandra Theron and Taylor Halperin For The Signal | SCV Kids


What does it mean to be a good citizen?

First Place

February 16, 2010 | Signal Staff | Kid Zone


Students get active to raise funds

Students at Meadows Elementary School combined fitness with fundraising during the school's inaugural triathlon to support school programs.

February 16, 2010 | By Alicia Dukov For The Signal | SCV Kids


The Signal.com's Daybreak: Feb. 16, 2010

Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:

February 16, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


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Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.

September 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Pro Sports News


On the Beat: Shults siblings in the news

We've talked a lot over the past few years about Hart graduate and professional softball player Jessica Shults.

September 01, 2014 | By Jon Stein Signal Staff Writer | SCV Prep Sports


LA's mayor proposed $13.25 an hour minimum wage

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.

September 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Four Phillies combine to pitch no-hitter

ATLANTA (AP) - On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.

September 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Pro Sports News


Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.

September 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Free storage restores dignity to homeless

When you're homeless, you carry everything you have with you. That makes it tough to sleep or go into a store, much less look for a job. It's one of the everyday realities of living homeless that most people don't consider.

September 01, 2014 | By Lane Anderson Deseret News | Hot Topics


Golden oldies mark Blu-ray upgrades, DVD debuts this week

"Out of the Past" is upgraded to Blu-ray this week, as are more "Looney Tunes" shorts, and a number of fan-favorite titles mark their DVD debut. (Warner Archive titles are available at warnerarchive.com.)

September 01, 2014 | By Chris Hicks Deseret News | Hot Topics


4 ways our munchkins are killing us softly from loving us to death

Our kids are our world. We love them, and we can't imagine our lives without them (well, maybe we could for very short stretches on secluded, white sandy beaches...) But mostly, we are addicted to them in all their sweet stickiness. No matter what, we always want to remain within a snuggles reach of their cherubic-ness.

September 01, 2014 | Shannon Kelly Badger Deseret News | Hot Topics


Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.

September 01, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Deputy injured in rollover crash near Palmdale

PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.

September 01, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


5 die in plane crash near Denver

ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.

September 01, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.

September 01, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.

September 01, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


California school retires divisive Arab mascot

THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.

September 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.

September 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


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